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Anatomo-clinical and molecular description of liver neotropical echinococcosis caused by Echinococcus oligarthrus in human host.
Since humans rarely play the role as Echinococcus oligarthrus host, there is lack of knowledge about the complex infectious process. Only three cases have been reported to occur in humans in theExpand
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Prevalência dos marcadores sorológicos dos vírus das hepatites B e D na área indígena Apyterewa, do grupo Parakanã, Pará, Brasil
Com o objetivo de estudar a prevalencia dos virus das hepatites B (HBV) e D (HDV), nas aldeias Apyterewa e Xingu, do grupo Parakana, e avaliar o impacto da vacinacao contra a hepatite B, iniciadaExpand
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Capillaria hepatica (Bancroft, 1893) (Nematoda) entre populações indígenas e mamíferos silvestres no noroeste do Estado do Mato Grosso, Brasil, 2000
Capillaria hepatica is a hepatotropic nematode that infects rodents and other mammals. In 2000, eggs of this helminth were identified in stool samples from the indigenous population in NorthwesternExpand
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Hepatitis D and B virus genotypes in chronically infected patients from the Eastern Amazon Basin.
Hepatitis D virus (HDV) is a defective hepatotropic virus whose infectivity is dependent on hepatitis B virus (HBV). HDV super- or co-infection leads to an increased risk of fulminant hepatitis orExpand
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Equinococose policística na Amazônia oriental brasileira: atualização da casuística
Mediante criterios epidemiologicos, clinicos e laboratoriais, foi levantada a casuistica de equinococose policistica no periodo de 1962 a 2003, no âmbito da Amazonia oriental brasileira, incluindoExpand
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[Prevalence of hepatitis B and D serological markers in the Parakanã, Apyterewa Indian Reservation, Pará State, Brazil].
In order to study the prevalence of hepatitis B (HBV) and D (HDV) viruses in the Parakanã Indians and to evaluate the impact of hepatitis B vaccination beginning there in 1995, 258 serum samples wereExpand
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Neotropical echinococcosis: second report of Echinococcus vogeli natural infection in its main definitive host, the bush dog (Speothos venaticus).
The bush dog (Speothos venaticus) acts as the natural definitive host in the life cycle of Echinococcus vogeli, the causative agent of polycystic hydatid disease, a zoonotic neglected disease in theExpand
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[Polycystic echinococcosis in the Eastern Brazilian Amazon: an update].
By means of epidemiological and clinical-laboratorial approaches was consolidated an update of polycystic echinococcosis in the Eastern Brazilian Amazon, period from 1962 to 2003, includingExpand
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[Hepatitis A virus infection in Amerindian area in the east Brazilian Amazon].
The hepatitis A virus infection represents an important problem of public health all over the world, being related to the socioeconomic and hygienic conditions of the population. In Brazilian Amazon,Expand
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Etiology of cutaneous leishmaniasis and anthropophilic vectors in Juruti, Pará State, Brazil.
In a preliminary study in Juruti, a mining municipality in western Pará State, Brazil, 12 out of 21 patients suspected of presenting cutaneous leishmaniasis showed positive PCR (SSUrDNA and G6PD):Expand
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